AKM Zamir Uddin

July 13, 2021
July 13, 2021

More credit at hand to buy digital devices

The Bangladesh Bank yesterday eased rules to make more credit available for consumers to buy digital devices with a view to accelerating digitalisation and narrowing the digital divide.

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Defaulted Loans: Cash recovery nosedives

Cash recovery from defaulted loans declined sharply in the first quarter of this year as business activities of the beleaguered clients in Bangladesh worsened due to the economic hardship stemming...

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

Private credit growth sinks to 28-year low

Bangladesh’s private sector credit growth decelerated to 7.55 per cent in May, the lowest in at least 28 years, due to the depressed demand for loans amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Import rebounds as economy strives for recovery

Bangladesh's imports rose sharply in the first 11 months of last fiscal year as the economy enjoyed a turnaround for the time being following the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021

Remittance surges at sharpest pace in three decades

Remittance inflow posted 36 per cent growth in the just-concluded fiscal year, the sharpest in 30 years, thanks to the hard-earned money sent by migrant workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

July 5, 2021
July 5, 2021

Dhaka Bank rides on tech to make retail, SME banking vibrant

Dhaka Bank Ltd has embraced technologies to make its retail and SME banking vibrant instead of relying on the corporate segment as it looks to drive the next phase of growth.

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Banks log higher than expected profits despite slowdown

Banks in Bangladesh posted a hefty operating profit in the first half of 2021 despite the business slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, data of 20 lenders showed.

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

Who owns Nagad?

In March 2019, Nagad started out as the mobile financial service (MFS) of the Bangladesh Post Office (BPO), and it has since been operated by Third Wave Technologies Ltd.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Stimulus fails to stimulate

Everything was in good shape for Akhtar Hossain Khan, an entrepreneur in Saidpur, until his business faced closure for two months after Covid-19 arrived on the shores of Bangladesh in March last...

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

StanChart unfailing in giving back to society

As the coronavirus pandemic took hold in Bangladesh in March last year, Standard Chartered Bangladesh (SCB), took steps to keep its operations up and running, protect employees, and support clients...